Put himself in contention for some playing time with his work during the spring ... After two seasons working on the scout team, things seem to be clicking ... He showed steady improvement during the spring and worked hard ... Began playing a more physical brand of football ... Moved into the No. 2 spot at left guard ... Has a chance to be a contributor if he continues the trend during the summer into preseason workouts. 2007: Dressed for the Duke game, but did not see action ... Spent most of his time on the scout team ... Showed progress at left guard during the spring. 2006: Was working at defensive tackle when practice opened ... Moved to offense during the first week ... Worked on the scout and jayvee teams while learning the new position ... Showed some improvement during winter workouts ... Got some reps at guard in the spring. 2005: Took a redshirt year while working at the nose tackle position ... Was slowed by injuries during spring strength and conditioning tests ... Had four tackles and a sack during first spring scrimmage ... Missed some more time due to injuries, but was in on a tackle behind the line in the spring Maroon-White game. High School: Earned postseason All-America honors from SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 32 defensive lineman in the country and the No. 5 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 26 offensive guard in the nation and the No. 11 player in South Carolina by rivals.com ... Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior for Coach Chuck Jordan at Conway ... Was on a defense that allowed just 10 points per game ... Earned a spot on the South Carolina Shrine Bowl team ... Had 72 tackles, a forced fumble, two recovered fumbles and a pair of pass breakups despite being hampered by high-ankle sprains his final year ... Totaled 112 stops and six sacks his junior year ... Earned all-region honors as a junior ... A weight man on the track team ... Rated the No. 42 player in the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Ranked the No. 63 player on the East Hot 100 and the No. 5 player in South Carolina by scout.com ... Named to PrepStar's postseason All-Atlantic Region team. Personal: Hivera Green ... Born 8/1/87 in Conway, SC ... Son of Robert Lee and Demetria Green ... Lives with his grandmother, Mary Green ... Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management.